Friday, November 21, 2014

Hello December

I was so honoured recently when I was sent an email from Stampin Up asking if I would like to design some pages for their new Project Life Christmas collection Hello December ! I was sent the Cherry 6x8 album, Hello December Project Life Accessory Pack ,  Hello December Project Life Card Collection and and the Clear Wonder Stamp set found in their Holiday Supplement catalogue.
Today I am going to show the first of my two projects  I created.
I began with the 6x8 pocket pages and created a  title page for my album.

To one of the 3x4 cards I added some of the Silver foil numbers and phrase stickers.
Turning the page reveals the double page spread .
You can see I created my pages of my current obsession - yellow Christmas decorations.

I printed my journaling onto this pretty 3x4 card.

That Hello December comes from the Clear Stamp set and then I added one of the Wood diecut shapes to the card. I added one of the clear printed acetate overlays over my photo.

My second page.

I  added a small wood diecut shape to my photo and used the Christmas Cheer stamp over and over on this 3x4 card for a fun effect.
Be sure to pop back soon for my 2nd project I created !

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

beautiful moments

I am back to share my second project for my guest designer spot over at 17 Turtles. I got to play with the lovely Floral Bouquet digital cut file found here.
I teamed it up with the beautiful September Skies Alpine Rose pattern paper from Heidi Swapp.

I also used one of the yummy new Heidi Swapp Glitter words available from lobby Lobby for my title!

Teamed with some of the word stickers and ephemera pieces from September Skies  to complete my layout.


Thursday, November 13, 2014

the DIY Chritsmas tree!

Popping in to share this DIY project that was up on the Jillibean Soup blog this week.
I used one of their new Mix The Media Wooden planks to make my Christmas frame that I am going to hang on my wall.
I simply painted it with some watered down acrylic white paint then gave it a sand to distress it. I used modge podge to add the pattern paper strips to form my tree and once dry I wrapped it in twinkling lights from TYPO!


Monday, November 10, 2014

and that was October

The months are adding up in my Heidi Swapp Memory Planner, so much so I had to get my planner rebound at a local printer!

Since it was my husband's and sons' birthday month I decided to celebrate that on the prompts page!

I used some self adhesive tabs to add some extra pockets into my planner- my sons birthday card...

a 3x4 card ...

..and the cutest little note my eldest received at school after the holidays. I love that I have it now forever!

Lots of fun memories!

Lift up tabs for extra photos.

The Lovely Natalie May created this card for me and I wanted a special place to keep it, I simply punch holes in the chipboard, snipped through to the hole with scissors and  slipped it into my planner.

Here I cut down a pocket page to add in a few extra photos.

I used the FREE October printable  to pop into the pocket !

 and my calendar page!

Thanks for popping by.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

family memories

This layout was up on the Jillibean Soup blog this week, showcasing the new Kraft paper tape! It is so much fun!

How  cool is that kraft tape right!!!
It comes with words or polka dots and I am lovin it!

Thanks for stopping by!

Monday, November 3, 2014


I am happy to be sharing a layout today celebrating my oldest son's creativity as part of my Guest Designer spot over at 17 Turtles digital Cutting Files etsy store. I got to play with the
 Circles Within Circles cut file which I cut with Vellum.

I tucked the die cut under the side of my photo for some fun!
I combined the die cut with the Colourful September Skies collection from Heidi Swapp ... and ...

those fun Water Colour Jumbo numbers which I misted with Colorshine and mini Stencils.

I am totally in love with how fun that die cut is, Ill be back soon to share another layout I created soon.


Wednesday, October 29, 2014


I posted this layout over on the Heidi Swapp blog recently sharing a quick tutorial for creating the misted  title! I used the yummy new September Skies collection for this layout about last years Halloween Trick or Treat walk.
here  you can see I used the 12x12 letter mask and Citron ColorShine to create my title,

and the Halloween word is part of Heidi's digi Halloween word set.

I love that the new Roller Date stamp can be used for previous years as well!